Our tablets command the attention of millions of consumers every month. This reach is offered to the world’s top brands at a premium price. However, we believe that such a powerful voice shouldn’t be restricted to those with a handsome marketing budget. Which is why we started Give8.
Our Give8 initiative dedicates 8% of our advertising space to charitable organizations and causes. It’s our way of doing what we can to make a positive impact on our world. Check out some of our Give8 partners below and apply for your organization or cause to be featured.
The Ad Council’s new campaign, She Can STEM, inspires middle school girls to stay in STEM by showcasing female role models across a variety of STEM fields.
PSAs give girls ages 11-15 the inspiration they need to see themselves in STEM and reinforce that STEM is cool, creative, and inspiring.
Learn more at shecanstem.com
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Every dollar Making Strides Against Breast Cancer raises helps the American Cancer Society fund breast cancer research, free rides to chemo, free places to stay near treatment, a live 24/7 cancer helpline, and so much more.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer isn’t just a walk. It’s a movement to end breast cancer. This is why Octopus teamed up with them to help promote live walk events and fundraising.
Learn more at makingstrideswalk.org
Waves for Water™ (W4W) is a non-profit dedicated to helping communities across the world gain access to clean drinking water.
Access to clean water not only decreases the risks of waterborne illnesses–but it also positively impacts many other aspects of life. Learn more at: wavesforwater.org
During September, rideshare customers using Play Octopus tablets were encouraged to support W4W’s disaster relief work in the Bahamas, after hurricane Dorrian.
Coral Restoration Foundation™ (CRF) is the world’s largest non-profit marine-conservation organization dedicated to restoring coral reefs to a healthy state, in Florida and globally.
Their core mission is to restore coral reefs, to educate others on the importance of our oceans, and to use science to further coral research and coral reef monitoring techniques. Learn more at coralrestoration.org
During the month of August, rideshare customers using Play Octopus tablets will have the option to learn more about their mission and ways to stay connected with their organization.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, and nearly every CF-specific drug available today was made possible with their financial support. Learn More Here
Play Octopus shares this organization’s mission with millions of riders, and encourages donations to help find a cure for cystic fibrosis!
Carbonfund.org is leading the fight against global warming, making it easy and affordable for any individual, business or organization to reduce & offset their climate impact and hasten the transition to a clean energy future. Learn more here.
During the month of June, rideshare customers using Play Octopus tablets will have the option to offset the carbon emissions from their ride by making a $1 donation to Carbonfund.org to offset every 10 miles of their ride.
KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids—especially those living in poverty—the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play. Since 1996, KaBOOM! has worked to create safe, community-built playspaces, drive innovation in playspace design and help cities make play the easy choice for kids and families. Learn More Here!
Play Octopus shares this organization’s mission with millions of riders, and encourages donations to help kids get the childhood they deserve!
Luke’s Wings, a non-profit dedicated to the support of wounded, ill and injured service members, provides families with the means to visit during recovery and rehabilitation. Learn more here.
Play Octopus encouraged riders to donate to this great cause.
Children’s National Brainy Camps helps youth with chronic health conditions live well and reach their potential. They advance these goals through their weeklong condition-specific residential summer camps, as well as through year-round support and leadership programs.
Their programs provide children with chronic illnesses the opportunities to meet peers, mentors and counselors with the same conditions and discover that they are not alone in the world. Learn more here.
Play Octopus shares this organization’s mission with millions of riders, and encourages donations to help more children attend camps.
ForestPlanet is a 501(c)3 organization that supports large scale, low cost-per-tree reforestation efforts all over the world. They help plant trees in regions where they have the greatest positive impact on the soil, the environment, local habitat, and communities in peril. Donate today and help plant new trees for as little as $0.10 each.
Play Octopus encouraged riders to donate to ForestPlanet and join the organization’s mailing list.
We reminded riders and drivers to get out and vote! This non-partisan video simply encouraged participation in the civic process.
Do you have an organization or cause you’d like to feature on Octopus? Please complete the application form below and we will be in touch if it looks like the right fit!